Mel Smothers from South Lake Tahoe, California, plays the violin to calm the panicked California fire evacuees stuck in traffic.
In the video, panicked people can be seen waiting outside their cars and trucks with their belongings for the traffic to clear up.
To distract people from the tense situation, Smothers give out a soulful violin performance that relaxes the frightened evacuees. Watch the amazing video:
— Kent Porter (@kentphotos) August 30, 2021
Smothers plays the Tennessee Waltz on his violin in the video. Netizens compared the video with the Titanic movie scene where the band played music while sinking.
The video was captured by Alvin A.H. Jornada, a photojournalist with SF Chronicle, and was later shared by climate photojournalist Kent Porter in his Twitter account.
The amazing video has garnered more than one lakh views, and netizens express their love for Smothers’s kind act.
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